Thursday, August 12, 2010

Art List

Two great things going on tonight, and a grand opening Friday...

THURSDAY, August 12, 2010

taking in (Jonathan Brooks)
Magnolia Gallery
3699 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

From Gallery Manager Scott Horn: "We hung Jonathan's new series last night and it is a BEAST! I mean this figuratively and literally; the work is visceral and engaging, and is also the biggest and heaviest set of art we've ever put on the wall. This piece in the photo was so big we had to keep it on the floor; come by and see for yourselves..."

Herb and Dorothy (film screening)
Samuel Lynne Galleries
1105 Dragon Street, Dallas, TX 75207
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A truly inspiring documentary about Herb and Dorothy Vogel: "He was a postal clerk. She was a librarian. With their modest means, the couple managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history. Meet Herb and Dorothy Vogel, whose shared passion and disciplines and defied stereotypes and redefined what it means to be an art collector. 'You don't have to be a Rockefeller to collect art.'" More about the movie here.

FRIDAY, August 14, 2010

Double Trouble (Lanie DeLay)
The Reading Room
3715 Parry Ave Dallas, TX 75226

New event location opening this week: "A new project space run by Karen Erxleben Weiner opens in Dallas, located at 3715 Parry Avenue between Exposition and Commerce! The Reading Room, through occasional readings, performances and installations, explores the many ways in which text and image interact. For the inaugural exhibition, a solo show of recent double portraits by Lanie DeLay are featured in the exhibition..."

Featured image used without permission of Lanie DeLay


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